Children’s Theater at the Merc

Through May 8, 2016

T-is-for-Mr.-Toad-by-Leah-Palmer-PreissThe Merc Playhouse Children’s Theater is pleased to welcome back children’s theater expert, Rod Molzahn for a second season directing the timeless children’s classic The Wind in the Willows this spring. Toad is obsessed with motor cars and after crashing several of them, he steals one and lands himself in jail. His usual friends are all there to help: Mole, Badger, and Water Rat arrive to protect Toad Hall. But the Ferrets and Weasels of the Wild Wood throw them out! Will Toad escape from jail and reclaim his home? Will he ever learn a lesson about his boastful and impetuous ways?

Written by T. James Belich and based on the novel by Kenneth Grahame.

PERFORMANCE DATES: Apr 29-May 8. Fridays and Saturdays, 7pm, Sundays, 2pm. Thurs, May 5, 7pm, Pay What You Can Night. TICKETS, Tickets $5-$18, reserved and general, available online and at the door. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. CONTACT: Merc Playhouse, 101 S. Glover Street, Twisp. 509.997.7529,